Edward leads Antylles’ Organizational Development professional practice area and our International Public Sector service practice. Based in Washington D.C., Edward assists executive management and programme leaders in the public sector and international organisations to improve the performance of their organisations and programmes.
Over the course of almost two decades, Edward has lived and worked in a number of donor, developing, and emerging market countries in Africa, Middle East, Asia and Europe, including Sudan, Palestine, Kenya, Costa Rica, Afghanistan, South Sudan, Indonesia, Switzerland, Denmark, USA and, of course his home Sydney, Australia.
Before founding Antylles, Edward co-founded two technology-related startups and consulted to the banking and technology industries on organisational change management and programme communications before joining the United Nations to advise the public sector in developing countries. Most recently, he co-founded a UN management and technical advisory organisation which focussed on institutional capacity development in fragile and conflict-affected countries and included working with McKinsey and their Global Infrastructure Productivity Index.
He holds a post-graduate management degree from the University of Oxford and a masters in International and European Security Policy from the University of Geneva. He has completed the 9-month Security Policy Programme at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy and holds a BA in Communications from University of Technology, Sydney.
Insights from Edward
- Our approach to working in fragile and conflict-affected environments
- To decentralize or not to decentralise: Is that the question?
- Navigating the paradoxes of continuous improvement
Recent case studies from our practice